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Apply to Become a Student Ambassador

We are no longer accepting applications for the Student Ambassador Position.  Please check back in early February for details regarding the Fall 2019 application process.

 

What is a Student Ambassador?

A Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.

 


 

What are the job responsibilities of a Student Ambassador?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits two weekend days a month.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and Accepted Students Day in the Spring.

 


 

Who can apply to be a Student Ambassador?

Anyone who is a full-time undergraduate student, resides on campus, and will have sophomore standing for the semester they are applying for.

 


 

What kind of person makes a good Student Ambassador?

  • Most importantly, someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.

 


 

What else is expected of a Student Ambassador?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner. It is also expected that all Student Ambassadors hold a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

 


 

How do I apply?

We are no longer accepting applications for the Student Ambassador Position.  Please check back in early February for details regarding the Fall 2019 application process.